October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Health

CentraState to hold a free women’s health event

CentraState Medical Center is continuing its Live Life Well program series with a free women’s health event on Oct. 6, from 5-8 p.m. at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, 901 W. Main St., Freehold.  More...

Eat this, not that: What’s in your fridge?

We don’t know about you, but sometimes it seems like unhealthy temptations lurk around every corner! More...

HealthSouth offers support groups for public

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls, a 60-bed acute rehab facility located at 2 Centre Plaza, is offering support groups open to the community.All programs are free. More...

Expanded Fast Track at RBMC in Old Bridge a good choice for ED visits

Emergency departments across the country are visited by nearly 130 million people annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and roughly 15 percent of these visits result in a hospital admission. More...

Reiki is a natural way to avoid burnout in the healthcare field

I t’s no secret that healthcare professions are extremely demanding.The daily stress takes a toll physically, emotionally and mentally, often causing burnout. More...

CentraState opens new lactation center in First Impressions Maternity Center

CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township, announces the opening of The Lactation Center at CentraState in its First Impressions Maternity Center. More...

Back pain— Here’s five to thrive

A fter the common cold, what is the No. 1 cause of lost time from work? It’s back pain.An estimated eight out of every 10 people will experience some form of back pain in their lifetime.The No. More...

Rutgers CINJ studying low participation in cancer screenings by South Asian population

I n an effort to learn why South Asians in New Jersey and New York City have low participation rates when it comes to some cancer screenings, researchers at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are conducting a study to further explore this issue.T More...

Protect your ears to avoid noise-induced hearing loss, which is permanent

Hearing loss in the United States affects approximately 32 million people.The most common cause of hearing loss is presbycusis (or hearing loss associated with the aging process).The second most common cause of hearing loss is noise exposure. More...

‘Encouraging’ period of stable disease suggested in vaccine treatment of pancreatic cancer

Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey presented at national meeting

Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that the ‘first in man’ series of vaccine injections given directly into a pancreatic cancer tumor is not only well tolerated, but also suggests an“encouraging” period More...

Understanding the difference between IQ and learning struggles

Have you ever wondered how your child can be so funny, creative, and smart, but still struggle with school? If so, you’re not alone.  Many parents run the gamut of emotions when helping their child through three hours of homework. More...

Fitness

Fitness and nutrition trick or treats

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Back in the sugar again

I t’s fall and we are all busy again.The air is crisper, leaves are turning, and it feels good to be outside.Amid all of the hustle and bustle, we begin preparations for fall get-togethers and holidays.This is the traditional time for harvestin More...

Strengthen your weekend

Here’s how to live it up on the weekends without the extra pounds

When the weekend used to roll around, Julia Griggs Havey would walk to the freezer and pull out a pint of Baskin and Robbins Expresso ’n Cream Light — over and over again.  More...

Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Rutgers CINJ offers array of services

Minimally invasive surgical procedures have become more common over the past decade, and when offered through a comprehensive program that has a specialized focus in this type of surgery “it is of great benefit to the patient,” says Mira More...

Teenage friendship is rekindled at Parker Adult Day Center in Highland Park

Two men sit across from each other at a table in Parker Home’sAdult Day Center. One stares at the other after spotting his first name written on the placemat. More...

SCAN offers ‘Take Control of Your Health’ workshops throughout Monmouth County

Social Community Activities Network (SCAN) in Eatontown is offering free workshops for adults with chronic health conditions.Take Control of Your Health (TCOYH) is a six-week evidencebased workshop created by Stanford University. More...

Are you prepared for parenting? New practice offers help

Pregnancy and parenthood is no joke. Many times couples get married and naturally feel their next step is to start a family. More...

The best cancer care starts with a foundation of top-quality pathology

A s medical director of the Pathology Department at CentraState Medical Center, my clinical team and I play a key role in the eventual cancer treatment of all our patients.As a physician specializing in pathology, my role is to interpret lab tests an More...

Plaza Chiropractic Center celebrates 30th year in business

Founded in 1984, the Plaza Chiropractic Center, under the direction and guidance of Dr. Ira A. More...

CentraState to hold a free women’s health event on Oct. 6

CentraState Medical Center is continuing its Live Life Well program series with a free women’s health event on Oct. 6, from 5-8 p.m. at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, 901W. Main St., Freehold. More...

Enterovirus D68 has reached N.J.; Hand washing and good hygiene can help prevent its spread

Frequent hand-washing can help prevent the spread of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). Enterovirus D68 is a respiratory virus responsible for hospitalizing more than 100 children in the South and Midwest. More...

How to get better, faster, from a sprain or strain

A t some time in our lives we all sprain or strain a body part, whether that would be spraining an ankle, straining a calf muscle, or straining a rotator cuff. More...

At-home dental care for infants

Even the youngest of patients need diligent at-home dental care. If you have a new infant at home, it is important that you manage their dental hygiene just as you would their overall health.  More...

At risk of peripheral arterial disease? Find out at a free screening Nov. 5

A s many as eight million Americans have peripheral arterial disease (PAD) with many experiencing no symptoms. More...